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data in this regard. the pentagon has not spent the estimated 15-20 million dollars per year needed to establish the voting assistance offices that dod is required by law to set up at all installations. the record told fox news that it complies fully with the loss. >> it is the best it has ever been. we have all of the different methods and means at our disposal. we have the great web site with on-line that will walk folks through. we have a download. >> listen up it's not too late to request, e receive and cast your absentee ballot. go to or hero's hero's >> as long as there's an on-line wizard. >> that leads us to our question of the day. this is what we would like you to brew on. is the pentagon doing enough to help the military vote sevenltd over the comments. you can tweet them to us at fox friends first or shoot us an e-mail at it is 18 minutes after the hour. a whole lot of us are making less money but we are spending more money. in these tough economic times. vera gibbons is here to help you save when you are making l
to the pentagon. >> mu afghanistan policy questions. >> terrorism has not gone away. it has increased. >> brit hume's analysis of the president's economic message. arapahoe county is largely suburban area southeast of denver, home to aerospace engineers and business managers and other professionals. there are some very affluent areas but for the most part it's the upper tier of the middle class. in 2008, barack obama carried this county by more than 35,000 votes. four years before that, george w. bush carried it by more than 9,000. the unemployment rate here is the national average. but it is below the state unemployment rate. another interesting stat about arapahoe county, 54% of the registered voters are women. one of the widest gender gaps in any county in colorado. which is why the obama campaign is hitting this area hard with campaign ads about women's issues. "special report" continues after the break. [ male announcer ] there are only so many foods that make kids happy. and even fewer that make moms happy too. with wholesome noodles and bite sized chicken, nothing brings you together li
. >> the third id is accustomed to those calls. for the past ten years, it's virtually been on the pentagon's speed dial. it led off the invasion of iraq, becoming the first to reach baghdad. >> the first american soldiers to cross into iraq. >> there were three more iraq deployments to follow and now afghanistan. when you went to iraq the first time, would you have ever imagined that in 2012, you would be sitting in afghanistan? >> i did not. >> joseph ayala was one of only a handful of those soldiers remaining. he's been on all but one deployment since. >> the hardest about about being deployed is being away from them. not being able to see their soccer games. and my youngest won started preschool. >> back at ft. stewart in georgia, terry his become a single mom. >> this is our fourth deployment so it's kind of normal, i guess you could say. we go through our normal work, sports, school, only he's not here to share it with us. >> this servicemwith him deploy knowing that he could be hurt. >> as a division, the third id's deployment pace is remarkable, but it's reality for the individual s
. rich edson has the whole story live at the pentagon. don't miss it. ♪ you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. ♪ >> i'm robert gray with your fox business brief. wall street continues to struggle with less than 30 minutes in the trading game. investors skittish of the return of the upcoming earnings season. spain's prospect for a bailout request and possible sovereign credit rating downgrade. right now the dow is off 46 points, the nasdaq now slightly higher. liberty media will soon find out how its takeover bid for serious ex-im is being received. the federal communications commission has set a november 1st deadline for anyone opposing the deal to buy an initial protest with the agency. the sec is moving closer to e
tight spot because the pentagon claims training afghans to protect their own country is the crucial part of what's left of the u.s. mission there jennifer griffin is with us from the pentagon tonight. jennifer, just last week we were reporting that they were not going to do these things anymore and now all of a sudden more americans are dead of the exact same thing. >> well, general allen essentially reversed his decision after 10 days. essentially because calling off these joint patrols called in to question the entire exit strategy. there is no real way to protect troops from this insider threat. this helmet cam video shows a u.s. soldier recently under fire. he was actually shot but not killed in kunar province. it was a more straightforward fire fight than the kind of attack causing most of the deaths now. in fact, the suicide bomber today that killed 14 was reportedly dressed in an afghan police uniform here is general alan. >> recognizes this is a vulnerability. in iraq the signature weapon system that we hadn't seen before was the ied. we had to adjust to that. here, i think the s
. the pentagon is telling us it happened, it happened in afghanistan in april. afghanistan is a place we have not heard these candidates talk about much, have we? nothing from romney during the republican convention, very little from obama, especially at the u.n. this last week. the debates will likely be a different story because this weekend the death toll for americans in the war surpassed the 2000 mark. the soldier who made the helmet cam video suffered only minor wounds and has returned to duty. but it's amazing that he suffered only minor wounds when you see this incredible story. his fight to survive is gripping. take a look. >> fire! hey! i'm moving down! ah! ah! [ bleep ]! oh! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! ah! [ bleep ] help me! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! >> lest we forget what our men and women have been going through in afghanistan for the last 11 years. joining us now cnn contributor, i need to reiterate the number of times we heard that soldier yelling i'm hit, i'm hit. he was not shot, but the shrapnel from that gun being fired
if governor romney's plan was enacted. $2 trillion in defense spending that our pentagon and military leadership say we don't know. that's $8 trillion. the notion that somehow by closing loopholes for the wealth they're, the middle class is going to be held harmless. the middle class has to understand, if romney wins this presidential election they'll be paying the bill not to reduce the deficit, not to reduce jobs, to give huge tax cuts. >> the idea of the president is not going to tell the truth, this has become the theme inside the romney camp. >> you learned and studied all this about president obama as a debater, what are you looking? >> i think he's going to say a lot of things that aren't accurate. i would be tempted to go back to that line by ronald reagan, there you go again. >> your campaign has gone overboard at times with the rhetoric, are you worried that president obama is going to have a rough night with fact check ners. >> absolutely not. we still believe that this is going to be a close race. the reason, you know, governor romney is having a rough patch here is not be
you so much. we appreciate the update. >>> we have to move along to the pentagon. this is just in to us here at cnn. the pentagon admitting warnings of a potential terror attack before the hit on the consulate in libya. in benghazi. we'll have a live report on that, next. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. romney: "it's time to stand up to the cheaters" vo: tough on china? not mitt romney. when a flood of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? [ male announcer ] sponges take your mark. ♪ [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra dawn has twice the everyday grease cleaning ingredients of one drop of the leading non-concentrated brand... ♪ [ crowd cheering ] clean 2x more greasy dishes. dawn does more. so it's not a chore. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't uns
, at the pentagon. >> iran's u.s. ambassador spoke after netanyahu, accusing the prime minister of using an unfounded and imaginary graph to justify a military threat. he said iran reserves the right to retaliate with full force against any attack. >>> in libya, the u.s. is withdrawing more of its diplomatic personnel. the drawdown involves some of the embassy staff in tripoli. the state department says the move is temporary and could be reversed next week. a statement on the embassy website warns of possible demonstrations in tripoli and benghazi today. libya's leader says about ten militia groups have been disbanded, calling the attack on the u.s. consulate the final straw. speaking at the pentagon yesterday, secretary of defense leon panetta says there's no doubt the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi was the work of terrorists. >> the reason i think pretty clearly it was a terrorist attack, is because a group of terrorists obviously conducted that attack on the consulate. and against our individuals. what terrorists were involved i think still remains to be determined by the in
to the pentagon. the new law that was passed in 2009 was supposed to help make it easier for our service members to register and request an absentee ballot. the inspector general issued a report, of course, about three weeksing that indicated that the pentagon did not implement that law or did not fully implement that law as they were supposed to, and now what we're seeing not only in virginia, but throughout the united states are shockingly low numbers of ballots being requested by military members and their spouses. megyn: so the would-be ballots are not getting to the guys and gals overseas. they're supposed to be setting up these offices overseas in afghanistan where the guys and gals can go get their ballots? >> absolutely. this was supposed to be much like what civilians receive in a driver's license bran. you walk in, and one of the first questions they ask you, would you like to update your voter registration form? when congress passed this law in 2009, they wanted the department of defense to do the exact same thing for service members when they check into a new duty station. why not gi
and the work of al-qaeda linked groups. intelligence expert who has worked in the pentagon for two decades tells "outfront" the key information left out of the talking points can only mean the administration is covering something up. u.s. intelligence knew about the al qaeda link within 24 hours of the attacks. and the now infamous comments by susan rice saying the attacks were not preplanned, not the work of terror were four days after that. this does not add up. intelligence committee chairman mike rogers is our exclusive guest, but first, elyse has the latest on the news she's been "outfront" with from the start. you have been breaking this, this latest story about the white house choosing to leave information out. what are your sources saying as to why the white house left out key points. like the fact that this was a terrorist attack. >> well, i think, erin, if you look at the chronology of how this happened, the days after the attack -- in fact the day after the attack, my sources were telling me this was a preplanned military style assault, indication that there were terrorists invo
.s. commander is nathan benchley. nathan benchley is at the pentagon. (holly hunter) that's great, that's great. (william hurt) it must have been tougher shooting down the mig-21. (holly hunter) what's confrontation like? (william hurt) what's a real dogfight like? it's getting into work as sex, right with this shot here. (holly hunter) that's good. (james brooks) we worked forever on the sound. (james brooks) just her finger on that button. just the way these two people made their connection. far apart and electronically. tom's agenda is to get to her, 'cause he's felt the connection between the two of them, and he hasn't questioned it, he's going with it. she's felt the same thing and she's fleeing from it. you're an amazing woman. what a feeling having you inside my head. yeah. it was... an unusual place to be. it was indescribable. you knew just when to feed me the next line the second before i needed it. there was like a rhythm we got into, it was like... great sex or... that was my favorite moment in dailies, when her head went back, the chair came forward. she almost falls out, as if sh
there be a difference path for iran? >> i do not know. i suspect the intelligence agencies and the pentagon will provide cautionary tales and lay out their risks of what a unilateral american military strike would be like. this is not a 2012 issue. this will be joined sometime. the prime minister actually stated it -- >> next summer. >> yes. and he has compromised credibility and deterrent capacity because the truth is, no one is going to strike iran most likely until any time next spring. what good is a red line if you do not enforce it? >> just to move on, harsh words from the palestinian president about israeli settlements. not for the first time, but is that peace process completely solve? >> he is confronting a problem he can resolve. mahmoud abbas is frustrated. i would not call him desperate, but he is clearly frustrated. if you got them in the same room and you confronted jerusalem border security refugees, guess what, you have a worse situation that now. you have a complete and utter breakdown and rupture. the palestinian economic situation is not good at all, according to the u.n. palestinian
house demands to stop publication of the "pentagon papers" in 1971, a case the supreme court decided in the paper's favor. arthur ochs sulzberger was 86. u.s. produces about 225 million bushels of apples, but this year's harvest is expected to be under 200 million bushels. among the reasons is bad weather in north carolina, a top apple producer. manuel bojorquez traveled to the orchards. >> reporter: sonya stepp hollingsworth has been working on her family apple orchard in hendersonville, north carolina, for almost 40 years. this year has been anything but sweet. how bad is this harvest? >> we've lost 90%. last year we probably had around 14,000 bushels in the orchard. we might have 1400 bushels this year. >> reporter: the season went south in mid-april. there was a very mild winter and then a cold freeze swept in for just a four-hour period. the frost came when the apples were at a delicate stage, and the trees started blossoming too early. how many acres do you have? >> i farm 140 to 50 acheez of apples and 10 acres of peaches. >> reporter: just down the road from sonya hollingswor
the number of suicide deaths in july was more than double that the number in june. pentagon leaders are stepping up efforts to help solve the problem. >>> five things to know on this wednesday. casey anthony back in court in florida this morning. a judge scheduled to hear motions related to a defamation suit that's filed against her by a woman. anthony claimed a nanny namedthat took her daughter in 2008. >>> a contractor named to get the much needed repair work to the washington monument. the monument was damaged during a earthquake and the national park service will make the announcement today. >> today members of giant foods will hold back -- or taking care of food for the needy all this part of the maryland food bank. employees at the store are helping organize food donations packing food kits and check expiration dates. giant foods holding food drives in all locations. >> power ball jackpot hit the $200 million mark since no one won on saturday. the odds of winning 1 in 175 million. power ball drawings are done wednesday and saturday night. good luck. >> you are saying there's a
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the pentagon in springfield, virginia, mitt romney spoke to veterans blaming president obama for the agreement with republicans to slash defense spending if there's no budget deal by january 1st. >> and the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion dollars over this decade is unthinkable and devastating. >> reporter: romney's polls in this battleground state look potentially devastating. he's trailing by 3 to 7 p ers percent. romney backers like dave milne are worried. >> he has to get a little more fire in the belly. >> reporter: more romney the businessman suggests soccer mom monica camera. >> he needs to bring up the economy. >> reporter: president obama was in virginia pushing an elitist image of romney in a tv ad to run here putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard working virginians, i see students trying to work their way through college. >> reporter: the president was with students who typically pay no income tax, like many soldiers. >> and a see a whole bunch of veterans who have served this country with bravery an
-- (applause). although if spongebob squarepants ever chokes on a dorito at the pentagon-- (laughter). -- you won't read about it in the "u.s.a. today." (laughter) so bravo, the "u.s.a. today" for your bold redesign where every logo in every section will be changed everyday to reflect a different news story in circular form. (laughter) until next week when we see the headline ""u.s.a. today" graphics department commits suicide." (laughter and applause) sad. sad. sad. (applause) folks, mitt romney has been dogged all week by his handling of the libya crisis. but yesterday the romney people shifted gears to change the game. >> there is a push by the romney campaign to refocus, to somehow reset. they want to really change the focus. >> stephen: well, i'm happy to say that by last night no one was focused on libya anymore. (applause) >> mitt romney is in damage control after a magazine revealed a secret video showing him making some controversial comments about americans. >> it's now raising tough new questions for his presidential campaign. >> this tape has shaken the romney campaign to say the
gordon along with our own chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. keep it "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. that was me still taking insulin with a vial and syringe. me, explaining what i was doing at breakfast. and me discovering novolog mix 70/30 flexpen. flexpen is pre-filled with your pre-mix insulin. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. no vials, syringes or coolers to carry. flexpen is insulin delivery my way. novolog mix 70/30 is an insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with diabetes. do not inject if you do not plan to eat within 15 minutes to avoid low blood sugar. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions, including if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. most common side effects include reactions at the injection site, weight gain, swelling of your hands and feet, and vision changes. other serious side effects include low blood sugar and low potassium in your blood. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions, body rash, trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat, swe
they looking to cut? no. it gave $3 billion to the pentagon more than what it asked for. the pentagon specifically wanted to cut back or reduce a drone program, a tank program, and a submarine program. the defense department said we do not want these things. we do not need them. the house put them back. this is about, frankly, sending back to the district rather than addressing the country's fiscal needs. yes, the defense budget can be cut. frankly, the defense department knows that. >> the word sequester. i have had people say what does that mean? it is said it will be a disaster for our national security. >> i do not pretend to know. the cutbacks in social security and medicare, those were things i threw into the pot. geoff, he threw in the defense budget. i would not have thought of it because it is so untouchable. what will happen? i do not know. but, i think we have to be spending too much money given what the rest of the world spends. >> what you think of the elected officials in this country, from your position? >> i think some of them are wonderful. a lot of them are trying to
the pentagon, the incident over on the shoulder in the hov lanes won't cost you any time on your trip to the 14th street bridge. maryland beltway we've been accident free as well. greenbelt, college park, silver spring, everything should be a- okay for ow that drive. next check of -- for you on that drive. next check of traffic comes up at 5:24. back to you. >> thanks, bev glez still ahead, we'll hear from excited national fans after their team wins the national league east. >> up next, a group that favors voter i.d. laws make their case by fighting dead voters in maryland. we'll be back. >>> your weather first. grab the rain gear. talking to one of my weather watchers in fauquier county in cathlet. heavy rain coming down right now. 60 degrees. we're watching the heaviest of the showers west of town. by 9:00 looks like the bulk of that could actually be north of us. almost a mostly -- it will stay mostly cloudy today. 71 degrees by lunch time. a couple of showers here and there this afternoon. high temperatures 75 to 80. andrea and mike? >> all right, howard. >>> a watchdog group claims they fo
with that as still being the time to leave? when the pentagon announced the end of the surge last week, when they announced the surge was over, they talked less about blunting taliban momentum and more about how the surge helped us train lots of afghan security foes. in tory,ots ra anury forces is a way afghanistan could get more safe. but right now it's also a way americans get killed. by the afghans we are training and arming. afghan troops arturning around and killing american troops they'rsupposed to be working with at such a rate now that t traing a joint operation eee fo w halted this month. and have only now started to scale back up. that's the circumstances in which 68,000 americans are putting eir lives on the line right now while you watch this tv show. 68,000. there is a debate to have here about what we are doing afann. things are worse after the surge than they were before the surge. what was the surge for? why does the deadline for leaving stay the same if the surge was supposed to make things bter and it didn't? if the republicans had picked a candidate who was capable of enga
fighters, the largest program in pentagon history, said the relationship with lockheed, the number one contractor, was the worst he had ever seen. $75 billion has been spent in this program to date. did you agree with that assessment? how could that happen, that relations are so bad with the number one contractor on the number one program in the pentagon's inventory? >> i do not know that i would portray it in those terms. these are difficult negotiations, as they always are, when you are dealing with, you know, the amount of money and complexity that is involved with the joint strike fighter. so there are tough negotiations going on, but i am confident that both parties, as we know from just the nature of these kinds of negotiations, that both parties will ultimately reach a solution. i am not convinced that this has reached a point where we have dead-ended in terms of our ability to find a way out. i think both of us understand that the joint strike fighter is important -- to our security and to the companies that are involved here -- and i think ultimately, it will be resolved. >> y
of power and influence. just as in the united states, the pentagon gave more influence in the state department and others perhaps. same thing in syria. the national security apparatus is very influential. there's some dispute as to how much influence he has over his brother. he is very come every popular amongst the alawite militias as well as the alawite dominated security apparatus and alawite armies. the brother-in-law had been influential. yet then in my view somewhat marginalized in recent years. but again, with a security solution chosen by the regime come he seemed to elevate a little bit until he was killed over the summer. >> host: what about bashar al-assad may surprise people? i read one interview where he said he became an eye doctor because there's no blood involved. just go he told me -- i asked that same question, why did she become an eye doctor? he didn't say he didn't like what, but he lacked the precision of it. he liked the fact that she can cure somebody, you can do some things they can't see them they can't see or they're blurry vision and then they see more cl
's in the bill, you can look it up. megyn: the pentagon issuing new guidelines on a navy seal book on the bin laden raid. the nfl players are threatening action and the fans, their reaction at least the part we can show on tv just ahead. and what it means for me. woman 2: i'm tired of the negative ads and political spin. that won't help me decide. man 2: i earned my medicare and social security. and i deserve some answers. anncr: where do the candidates stand on issues that... affe seniors today and in the future? find out with the aarp voters' guide at riding the dog like it's a small horse is frowned upon in this establishment! luckily though, ya know, i conceal this bad boy underneath my blanket just so i can get on e-trade. check my investment portfolio, research stocks... wait, why are you taking... oh, i see...solitary. just a man and his thoughts. and a smartphone... with an e-trade app. ♪ nobody knows... [ male announcer ] e-trade. investing unleashed. megyn: the pentagon issuing guide lines for all employees regarding a book by a former navy seal about the raid that
that the pentagon and cia are asking for what's called target packages or information about those who may be responsible suggesting maybe they will be targeted to be captured or killed. explain what this means. >> you know, wolf, i'd actually been surprised if this wasn't going on. so it is, you know, in the wake of the east africa embassy bombings, you'll remember president clinton ordered strikes on training camps in afghanistan and one in sudan. so it is not uncommon after the immediate aftermath of an attack, there will be people devoted to understanding what exactly happened. the intelligence community and law enforcement will be devoted to who is responsible, who should be held accountable for it. and the military, which is the face of what we consider our hard power, will look to say based on what we know, are there targets that are vulnerable to a strike? retribution strike? and where are they and what do we know about them? they'll also, wolf, in this process identify the gaps. if there are particular intelligence gaps that they have, they'll identify those to the intelligence co
in this attack, and our cnn pentagon correspondent barbara starr was able to get more of these details of the assault straight from the marines who themselves were under attack. >> we see flaming aircrafts, we see the enemy shooting at us. we're seeking cover. we're hearing small arms fire, ak-47s, pkms, and then at some point soon thereafter see another rpg shot towards us and towards our building. >> reporter: for the first time on television, u.s. marines tell cnn just how bad it got on the night of september 14th here at camp bastion in southern afghanistan when the taliban got inside the base. major greer chambliss and his squadron commander lieutenant colonel christopher rabel raced to the scene as the first rounds hit. >> he performed heroically that night. he came out the door, he engaged the enemy. >> reporter: these videos nato believes show the insurgents getting ready before the attack. it may be a clue how taliban fighters dressed in u.s.-style uniformed infiltrated through the fence on the eastern edge of the airfield. the taliban broke into three groups, one group headed
at the pentagon. it's going to cause a lot of immediate job loss and pain. >> chris, what do you think? i know you see an economic benefit to this, but it's going to be ugly in the process, isn't it? >> we have to remember that military spending remains near historic highs in real inflation-adjusted dollars. we're still spending far more than we did to defeat the soviet union in the cold war and in the '90s when the united states was remarkably secure and prosperous. will has put it on the table. the point of sequester, why the democrats put this on the table, was to convince republicans to cave on increasing taxes. they want more revenue. they don't want to cut spending. it's a pretty clear choice. i think we have a spending problem in this country, not a revenue problem. that means spending on both defense programs and non-defense programs. >> right. >> i would agree that sequestration isn't the best way to do it, but we haven't come up with any other way to cut spending. spending has continued to go up and up and up and the deficit is rising right along with it. >> what about the jobs argument?
to sources at the pentagon. you say the u.s. is really at a standoff here. how so? >> it's in a standoff, anderson, because the fbi and the military have decided they have to go in with extra protection. the military wanted to send in a special package which would have included counter battery because remember, the annex was attacked by mortars. this was a military attack, well planned. the military and the fbi don't know what they're up against in benghazi and they have to go, you know, with a lot of force on the ground. >> when you say counter battery, you mean capable of returning fire and mortar attack? >> returning fire, yes, exactly. because if they've got the coordinates of that consulate and they start shooting again at the fbi and the military, they're going to have to be able to defend themselves. the libyans are saying we can do fine but why should we trust the libyans at this point. on the other hand, look at it from the libyan position. it's a weak government and having a significant military force on the ground in benghazi would be an embarrassment and would cause them inte
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